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Bloomberg
May 1, 2014 11:00pm EDT
rockets my violate sanctions against russia following the invasion of the crimean peninsula. it's only one of the bureaucratic battles elon musk is facing. he's also challenging various branches of the government with his electric car company tesla and his solar company, solar city. all three of these companies have benefited from substantial government support for the development of their technologies and ongoing tax incentives. cory johnson spoke with the author of "big bang disruption." he started asking if there should be government subsidies for emerging technologies like those musk receive for tesla. >> i think a really early technologies, university level research, it makes sense to fund that because otherwise it may not get started. but once it has gone commercial and solar has reached that point, it doesn't need this level of government involvement anymore and it has become counterproductive. >> have his businesses needed government involvement or used government money inordinately? >> they have all used it and at certain points, they've all needed it. you can't imagine doing spac
Bloomberg
Apr 29, 2014 6:00pm EDT
and around the world, russia may not be on the best speaking terms with the u.s. but north korea is a different story. the battle for content and media is told by media these -- disney ceo bob iger. we are going to kick it off --
Bloomberg
Apr 25, 2014 11:00pm EDT
that the engines are coming from russia. if we're putting ourselves on a critical path where we require mr. putin's cooperation in successfully launching our vehicles, this could be a problem in the future. >> peter, elon musk has been playing a bigger role in washington, sort of flexing his muscles. how do you see this playing out? >> well, it was interesting just to see in the performance at the press conference today, first of all, we had all of this mystery around the press conference, be there at 1:00 at the national press club where there was an announcement. we didn't know what he was talking about. he started first of all about the success of the reusable rocket, the safe landing in the ocean. a lot of us were waiting to hear the real news. we were sort of aware of that. he dropped in passing the notion of the lawsuit and this competition, it shows you that he is still learning the way of washington, still trying to flex his muscles in washington. he is a very popular figure given the success of tesla, given the promise of competition. take a listen to what he had to say on the issue of c
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